C-drama Ratings and Celeb Rankings (week starting May 17) [EDITED]

C-drama Ratings and Celeb Rankings (week starting May 17)

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Once the little-known drama that has impressed many viewers, The Imperial Coroner shot up from 9th place last week to take second place online! Meanwhile, Esther Yu and Ryan Ding‘s romance drama Moonlight makes a splash on its premiere week as it takes the lead in 1st place. Other new dramas that have made it to the top 10 include TV drama Going Rural in 7th place and Joseph Zeng and Liang Jie’s historical romance Time Flies and You Are Here in 10th. [CORRECTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONLINE RANKINGS FOR THE IMPERIAL CORONER AND MOONLIGHT.]

A lot of the dramas airing on TV nowadays have themes focused on China. Jin Dong’s newly-premiered Going Rural, also known as The Smell of Warmth, pulls ahead of the rest with CSM59 ratings hitting 3.056% on its first week!! In second and third are The Cradle and Pioneers of the Era, both of which revolve around historical events.

Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard actor Allen Ren Jialun continues to take the number one spot in this week’s celebrity rankings. On the other hand, Court Lady actor Xu Kai lands in 8th while My Treasure actress Wen Qi makes it to the list in 10th place.

TV Ratings 

CSM59 Cities 

C-drama Ratings and Celeb Rankings (week starting May 17)

*The table includes primetime shows that air at 19:30, those highlighted in blue air at 22:00. **Overall rankings are for the shows airing on the same night, regardless of air time. *** Reruns are not included. **** Dramas that air on CCTV (the state television broadcaster in China) are not included.   

Web Rankings

Top Dramas (7-Day)   
1. Moonlight
2. The Imperial Coroner 
3. Court Lady
4. Octogenarian, and The 90s
5. My Treasure 
6. The Dance of the Storm
7. The Smell of Warmth
8. Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard
9. Faith Makes Great
10. Time Flies and You Are Here

Top Celebrities (7-Day)
1. Allen Ren Jialun
2. Zhang Zhehan
3. Simon Gong Jun
4. Xiao Zhan
5. Leo Wu Lei
6. Wang Yibo
7. William Chan
8. Xu Kai
9. Dilraba Dilmurat
10. Wen Qi

*Vlinkage Daily Views Index is based on view count, iQIYI Popularity, Youku Popularity, community and media discussions and Baidu search. The 7-day rankings is the calculated average from the daily index. ** Vlinkage Star Popularity is based on view count, weibo, douban, tieba, search results, etc 

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